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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.


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Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.


How Did The Oil Rig Blow Up?

It’s been over a month since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew up and sank in the Gulf of Mexico beginning what will very likely be the worst environmental disaster this country has ever experienced. […]


BP Reports Success in Containing Oil Leak

Is it too little too late to save the Gulf?